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Prescriptions: Costs and charges in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This paper provides a brief overview of prescription costs and charges in Northern Ireland and compares this data with other jurisdictions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Read more here. 10.14655/415-788573 NI Assembly Prescription costs, Charges, ...

Understanding the behaviours of households in fuel poverty: A review of research evidence

Department of Energy and Climate Change (UK) Fuel Poverty This evidence review focuses on the behaviours and attitudes of the fuel poor, and those at risk of fuel poverty, around energy use. There were a number of drivers for the review. The first is the ...

The Cold Weather Plan evaluation: an example of pragmatic evidence-based policy making?

Ghosh, A., et al Cold weather planning An evaluation of the Cold Weather Plan (CWP) for England 2011–2012 was undertaken in April 2012 to generate the basis for further revisions. It is widely considered good practice to formulate and revise policy on the ...

Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold, and Other Weather Events in the United States, 2006- 2010

Berko, J., et al National Health Statistics Objectives — This report examines heat-related mortality, cold-related mortality, and other weather-related mortality during 2006–2010 among subgroups of U.S. residents. Methods—Weather-related death rates for d ...

Cutting the cost of keeping warm: A new fuel poverty strategy for England

Department of Energy & Climate Change Energy efficiency This is a consultation to help Government to prepare a new fuel poverty strategy for England. The strategy which will set out how Government intends to achieve the new fuel poverty target for Eng ...

Ending cold homes: Affordable warmth manifesto

End Fuel Poverty Fuel poverty, Household, Heat, Fuel bill Millions of people cannot afford to heat and power their homes. Millions are suffering ill-health, stress and anxiety from unaffordable fuel bills, reduced educational attainment and social isolati ...

The book of Damp

Beesley, I. and McMillan, I. Children with asthma and their environment The Book of Damp has developed from the Warm Well Families (WWF) research project. WWF explained the factors influencing the ability of households with children woth asthma to keep wa ...

Keeping warm in Later Life (KWILLT)

NHS Housing conditions This website presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0408-16041). The views expressed are those ...

Warm Well Families (WWF)

Centre for Health and Social Care Research, Sheffield Hallam University Home heating Warm Well Families is a research project conducted by the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Sheffield Hallam University. The research was conducted  in Rother ...

Excess winter deaths and illnesses

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) CLIMATE, FUEL POVERTY, OLDER PEOPLE, WEATHER Excess winter deaths and illnesses: guideline consultation Excess winter deaths and illnesses: guideline consultation information Excess winter death ...

Annual fuel poverty statistics report: 2015

Department of Energy and Climate Change Fuel Poverty The fuel poverty statistics report for 2015 includes: the latest statistics on the number of households living in fuel poverty, in England analysis of the composition of the fuel poor group in 2013 proj ...

Governance- Control Assurance Standards

Standards developed by the Department to support embedding of organisation-wide risk management in HPSS bodies 10.14655/11971-909710 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Professional Adv ...

Cold weather plan for England

10.14655/743983-917008 Public Health England (PHE) Weather, Climate, Older people, Vulnerable groups The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. The documents for the ...

General Scheme of Provisions on Open Disclosure

12.11.2015 Provisions to support open disclosure of patient safety incidents to be included in legislation to provide for Periodic Payment Orders were approved by the Government on 3 November 2015. The General Scheme of the provisions can be viewed here. ...

General Scheme of Health Information and Patient Safety Bill

12.11.2015 The General Scheme of the Health Information and Patient Safety was approved by the Government on 10 November.  The Bill deals with a number of areas: including, information related matters, research ethics approval structures and matters aime ...

Re-location of the Coombe and Rotunda Hospitals

5.11.2015On Tuesday 30th June, following a review of the proposed sites for the development of maternity hospitals in Dublin, the Department of Health announced the locations for the re-development of the Rotunda and the Coombe Women and Infants Universit ...

Department of Health Annual Report 2014

27.10.2015 The 2014 Annual Report details the progress made by the Department in achieving the goals set out in the Departmentâ?Ts Strategy Statement for 2011-2014.The goals were organised into six strategic programme areas:·    Fair Access and Sustai ...

Positive Youth Links

The group emerged in October 2003 from a cross-border and cross-community training program developed by YMCA in Milford and The Villages Together in North Tyrone. The training program brought 18-30 yr olds together to examine common issues through persona ...

Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade

Sector: Economic Development Address: 74 Hill Street, Newry, Down, BT34 1BE Phone: +44 (0)28 3025 0303 Email: info@newry.com Border Ireland Economic Development Sector: Economic Development Address: 74 Hill Street, Newry, Down, BT34 1BE Phone: +44 (0)28 3 ...

Lack Women's Group

Sector: Community Development Address: 134 Doorish Road, Drumquin, Omagh, Tyrone, BT78 4RF Phone: +44 (0)28 8289 8943 Email: Border Ireland Community Development Sector: Community Development Address: 134 Doorish Road, Drumquin, Omagh, Tyrone, BT78 4RF Ph ...